NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 2014
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(Ferguson, Missouri: Ron Allen) The tension in Ferguson updated; details given about the deployment of the National Guard and the autopsy findings; scenes of the shooting site and the protests and looting last night shown. [Pathologist Dr. Michael BADEN- describes the bullet wounds.] [St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCULLOCK- says officers are authorized to use force.] [Ferguson resident LaWanda WHITE- reacts to the unrest.] Plans for Attorney General Eric Holder to travel to Ferguson noted.
(Ferguson, Missouri: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Ferguson, Missouri: Mark Potter) The National Guard’s role in Ferguson examined; statement from Governor Jay Nixon quoted; map shown of the command center and the protest zone; details given about recent deployments of the National Guard. [Missouri State Highway Patrol superintendent Col. Ron REPLOGLE- notes the Guard will help free up resources to protect the peaceful protestors.] [Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald JOHNSON- speaks.]
(Ferguson, Missouri: Brian Williams) President Obama’s response to the Brown shooting noted; scenes shown of him with Holder.] Live interview held with Nixon about the unrest. [From Weldon Spring, Missouri, NIXON – comments on the militarized look of the police; comments on challenges in Ferguson.] A visit to Brown’s neighborhood presented; scenes shown of the memorial and Rev. Jesse Jackson. [WOMAN – says a good change is going to come.]